The solovisu cultural program in the Weathercoast of Guadalcanal launched by the Prime Minister Hon. Gordon Darcy last December has ended successfully with the final solovisu ceremony at Sunghu Village, Wanderer Bay last Friday.
A total of nine solovisu ceremonies was held in the Vatukulau, Duidui, Talise and Wanderer Bay Wards with a budget of 2.8 million.
Speaking on behalf of his people, the Member of Parliament for West Guadalcanal and Minister of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification, Hon. Moses Garu congratulated the Government and the Prime Minister; the various Ministries involved and the Guadalcanal Province for their tireless commitment and dedication that enable us to come this far.”
Hon. Garu urges his people to reconcile and forgive one another.
Meanwhile, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace, Mr Lennis Rukale explains, with the assistance of the United Nations Development Programme a team of tremor counselors have been trained and will be sent to affected communities to start counseling victims.
He says the Government will also provide the opportunity through a Round-Table Discussion to discuss important issues as well as plan, prepare and organize the program for reconciliation between the people and communities of South Guadalcanal, Wanderer Bay Ward communities and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of National Unity Reconciliation and Peace will officially launch the “Iumi Tok Abaotim Peace Program 2014” tomorrow.
The program has three components,- awareness, radio drama episodes and the distribution of posters and stickers to the general public.
The aim of the program is to enable the National Unity Reconciliation and Peace Ministry to communicate peace messages for the general public to promote peace.